When Dwight launched the Duke of Edinburgh International Award Program in 2020, we knew it was a great fit for our students.
As an international school, Dwight has sent students to every continent and to countless countries. No matter the destination, every trip illustrates Dwight’s commitment to educating global leaders.
Recent and upcoming trips include:
- Choral singing and learning program in London
- Model UN Conference in China
- Global Issues Network (GIN) Conferences in Luxembourg and Italy
- Girls Varsity Volleyball Team trip to Turkey
- Boys Varsity Basketball Team trip to China
- Boys Varsity Baseball Team spring training in the Dominican Republic
- Service learning in China
- Service learning in Costa Rica
- Service learning in Kenya
- Spanish language immersion in Spain
- French language immersion in France
Sharing the belief that education is a right, not a privilege, creative Dwight Lions worldwide have joined forces with students at WISER (Women’s Institute for Secondary Education and Research) in Muhuru Bay, Kenya, to create The Harambee Magazine — a cross-campus online publication in support of WISER.
When Teodore V., a sixth grade student at Dwight School Dubai, shared his passion for origami with Chancellor Stephen Spahn, an idea was sparked: the Chancellor invited Teo to create an origami mobile to take its pride of place in the stairwell of our Main Campus in New York. The new mobile would be installed where one had hung previously for many years and was well-loved as an iconic element of our School.
The Camerer name has long been well-known at Dwight in New York, and in the last few years, it has become familiar across our global network of schools.
From multiple continents and across different time zones, members of the Dwight global community logged on to their computers on April 17 to watch a live-streamed concert, “Listen to the Music,” performed by students worldwide.
One of Dwight’s proud traditions is the Camerer Essay Competition, held annually in memory of Dr. Emil E. Camerer, a prominent educator who served as Dwight’s Headmaster from 1895-1926.
The Dwight Schools’ return to Carnegie Hall was a glorious musical reunion!
“I chose to come on this trip because I wanted to meet new friends, discover new places, and learn about different cultures. This trip taught me all about how to communicate with the unfamiliar, and to be open to trying new things and experiencing the unknown!” - Eli
In the midst of a crisp, colorful autumn, eight Upper School students and two faculty members embarked on an adventure: They visited the Hudson Highlands for a beautiful and challenging hike along the Breakneck Ridge Trail, inaugurating the Dwight Outdoors Program.